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ITU Telecom World 2018

Monday, 10 September

   

Opening of ITU Telecom World 2018 in Durban

​ITU Telecom World 2018 officially opened for business today in Durban, South Africa with a dynamic Opening Ceremony in the presence of (in order of speaking): H.E. Nomvula Paula Mokonyane, Minister of Communications, South Africa;...

Leapfrogging to 5G?

Does 5G offer Africa a critical opportunity to fast-track development – and if so, how viable is 5G deployment across the continent? The response of Abdoulkarim Soumaila, Secretary General, Africa Telecommunications Union, in his keynote...

Region’s top names highlight the connectivity solutions to power the future at ITU Telecom World 2018

From 5G-powered soccer, video streaming or driverless cars to cost-effective rural connectivity and more, ITU Telecom World 2018 highlighted the innovative technologies and solutions being...

Forum Summit: Digital Everyone

“We need to have innovative ideas in new technologies, but also ways in which to invest our limited resources,” noted ITU Secretary-General Houlin Zhao in his keynote address to the first plenary forum session at ITU Telecom World 2018, ably moderated by Damon Embling of...

First time pavilions at ITU Telecom World 2018

Welcome Botswana, Mali and Eswatini to ITU Telecom World 2018! Joining the global tech event for governments, corporates and SMEs for the first time, these countries shared their SME innovations, strategies, policies and opportunities with the international audience at the...

Forum Summit: Beyond connectivity

New technology certainly has the potential to make our lives easier, but also brings with it greater risks and challenges, moderator Siki Mgabadeli of e-news channel Africa told delegates at the Forum Summit on Beyond Connectivity. “We need to manage the challenge and ensure there are no risks...

BDT m-Powering Development Initiative Advisory Board Meeting

During the meeting, the three Working Groups of the Initiative presented the results of the work in the areas of advocacy, access and affordability, and partnerships.  The results form the basis of the 2018 report of the m-Powering Development Initiative...

Fulfilling the promise of e-healthcare

Innovative e-health solutions resetting the relationship between doctor and patient and empowering the individual with information and access as never before. Applications, products and services providing local solutions to key local issues – but with the power to go global....

Executive Interviews

   

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